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We’re asking one million people to donate $10 to protect the Galveston Island ecosystem!
Book Your Kayak Adventures
Enjoy a guided and interpretive Eco-Art Kayak Adventure, paddling to places of natural significance on Galveston Bay.
Float the Boat
Gather your special friends and join us with a sponsorship of our dinner series November 12, 13, 19, and 20, 2021.
Bucket Brigade Beach Tours
Join the Bucket Brigade in exploring the creatures and features that make Galveston beaches unique!
Float the Boat
Honoring One In A Million Women in Coastal Conservation
We are delighted to announce Artist Boat’s upcoming signature fundraising event, Float the Boat, a dinner series November 12, 13, 19, and 20, 2021. We will be gathering again under the stars, on the coastal prairie, at Artist Boat Coastal Heritage Preserve over four dinner events honoring One In A Million Women in Coastal Conservation each evening.
- Advocacy: Diane Wilson, Activist and Author, November 12
- Restoration: Linda Shead, Shead Conservation Solutions, November 13
- Conservation: Helen Drummond, Executive Director of Houston Audubon, November 19
- Leadership: Cherie O’Brien, Natural Resource Specialist, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, November 20
Each evening will be from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. hosted under a tent for 100 guests on the Coastal Heritage Preserve. The evening will include a catered meal by The Mosquito Café and Patty Cakes, a curated menu of beer and wine, a selected signature cocktail, live music to enjoy the wilds, open trails and sunsets, and a live auction. Gather your special friends and join us with a sponsorship.
Come early and walk trails, eat dinner watching the bay sunset, and drift with us into quietly lighted tables for dinner with live music.
We are thrilled to honor One In A Million Women in Coastal Conservation at this year’s dinner series. We hope you will join them in their support of our amazing organization by strengthening your commitment to Artist Boat. Your support will directly benefit the wildlife that depends upon our region’s natural resources and wild places, help conserve more land, and assure we are here in the future to ensure that more youth will experience these wilds with Artist Boat.
Please become a presenting sponsor as we honor Diane Wilson, Linda Shead, Helen Drummond, and Cherie O’Brien, and celebrate the established and growing Coastal Heritage Preserve! Artist Boat is the leader in land conservation and restoration efforts on Galveston Island with a goal to preserve 1,400 acres (775 are conserved and 135 are in progress). Artist Boat’s mission is to promote awareness and preservation of coastal margins and the marine environment through the disciplines of the sciences and the arts.
Your Health and Safety
Artist Boat has always had safety at the forefront of our guided-interpretive tours, and our number one priority is the safety of all guests. Artist Boat is committed to following the recommendations from recognized health authorities, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
As we open up, Artist Boat’s interpretive guides and educators continue to take extra precautions during the current global pandemic. We have implemented special measures to keep everyone safe during and after your activity.
Stringent Cleaning – All equipment is disinfected thoroughly between guests, and hand sanitizers are available. Masks are required. If you do not have one, we can provide one.
Physical Distancing – We request that everyone maintain 6 feet of physical distance between other guests and Artist Boat’s Tour Guides.
Wellness Checks – Employees are checked daily to ensure that they are healthy and symptom -free. If you are anyone in your group is experiencing symptoms, we will work with you to cancel or reschedule your tour.
Please call us with any questions or concerns (409) 632-0388.